58. Revamp your to-do list
To-do lists are essential for most of us but they can be a huge drain on energy.
The list that never seems to get any shorter not so much an aide-memoire as a horrible reminder that we’re running fast but getting nowhere. And what could be more dispiriting than that?
The other side, of course, is that to-do lists are incredibly useful tools for motivating us and making us more productive. Having a clear plan for the day ahead focuses the mind and puts you in control like nothing else. Whether you’re a CEO, freelance, stay-at-home parent or student, the well run to-do list will give you a sense of full-capacity living.
But for it to work, you have to have a definite system. Try this one. It is based on the advice ...